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The search for the mother: narcissistic regression as a pathway of mourning in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  482464     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Previous observers, following Freud's formulations in Mourning and Melancholia, have disagreed over the question of whether the child can mourn. To support the thesis that the child does mourn but in a different way from the adult, the author focuses on the importance of the child's identification with the lost love object, the narcissistic regression, and the associated autoerotic activities. Clinical material is presented from the analysis of a latency child and of an adult, both of whom lost their mothers during childhood.
Authors:
J M Perman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Psychoanalytic quarterly     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0033-2828     ISO Abbreviation:  Psychoanal Q     Publication Date:  1979 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-11-29     Completed Date:  1979-11-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226661     Medline TA:  Psychoanal Q     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-64     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Child
Grief*
Humans
Identification (Psychology)
Male
Masturbation
Mother-Child Relations*
Narcissism*
Object Attachment
Psychoanalytic Interpretation*
Psychosexual Development
Regression (Psychology)*
Transference (Psychology)

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